†order Elonichthyiformes Kazantseva-Selezneva 1977 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Elonichthyiformes

Parent taxon: Actinopterygii according to A. S. Bakaev et al. 2020

See also Minikh and Minikh 2009, Nelson 2006 and Prokofiev 2005

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Acrolepidae Acrolepididae Eigiliidae Elonichthyidae Gonatodidae Samarichthys Varialepididae

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of Argentina (3 collections), Australia (3), Canada (1: Alberta), France (1), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (3)

• Tatarian of the Russian Federation (9)

• Permian of Australia (1), Brazil (5), the Czech Republic (3), France (1), Germany (12), Greenland (4), Kazakhstan (2), Lithuania (1), Namibia (1), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (58), South Africa (9), the United Kingdom (6), United States (17: New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas), Uruguay (1), Zimbabwe (1)

• Chokierian of Belgium (1)

• Namurian of France (1)

• Carboniferous to Permian of South Africa (1)

• Carboniferous of Australia (2), Belarus (4), Belgium (2), Canada (9: New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia), the Czech Republic (68), France (1), Germany (4), Greenland (1), Ireland (1), Namibia (2), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (1), Spain (4), the United Kingdom (114), United States (12: Illinois, New Mexico, Scotland)

• Devonian of Belarus (1), Belgium (1), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 375 collections including 583 occurrences

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